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Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski

Council member
Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski

Driven by an entrepreneurial flame, passionate about public affairs, arts and culture, Jan-Fryderyk has been involved for more than 20 years in the business and artistic communities.

Currently building a new venture in the independent music industry, he recently acted as Interim CEO of Dare to Care Records (now Bravo Musique) during the turnaround and sale of the enterprise. Part of the executive team of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group as CEO of its multimedia company, he contributed to major events, live shows and immersive experiences around the globe. He previously acted as President and Executive Producer of Digital Dimension, a multi-Emmy-winning animation studio creating content for the film, television and interactive entertainment industry. Jan-Fryderyk also has a strong legal background having practiced corporate law at the Montreal office of Fasken Martineau.

Very involved in the community, Jan-Fryderyk sits on various boards and was Chair of the Conseil des arts de Montréal. In 2015, he was the recipient of the Arnold Edinborough Prize awarded by Business for the arts, recognizing exemplary leadership and volunteerism in the non-profit arts sector in Canada.